4 on 4th
4 on 4th is a monthly event in the bookstore, co-hosted by Winston-Salem Writers, featuring four local authors. 4 on 4th is held January-April and August-October on the fourth Wednesday of the month. It takes place on the Bookmarks stage, with each author speaking for 15 minutes. Bookmarks provides chairs, a podium, and microphone to participating authors.
Authors are expected to promote their event to friends, families, colleagues, and general audience. Bookmarks will promote online and in the bookstore.
Author must be Triad-based or have a strong tie to the Winston-Salem community.
Bookmarks does not stock or hold events for books published by through Amazon (e.g., CreateSpace).
Bookmarks will sell your book on consignment at a 40/60 split: 3 copies 1 month in advance, up to 10 additional copies the evening of the evening, and 3 copies for 1 month after the event.
Fill out the web form below. We review submissions on a monthly basis and will follow-up individually with authors to request review copies. The 4 on 4th committee meets semi-annually to program the series and will send individual invitations in the summer and winter for the fall and spring series. Please do not send or drop-off unsolicited review copies; these will be donated or destroyed.
Please note that due to the high volume of inquiries that Bookmarks receives, we cannot accept phone calls or drop-ins related to this event. All inquiries and submissions must be made through this website.